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Not My Cruiseline of Choice

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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Skindiver65
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The good things about this ship: Room is of good size with plenty of sorage space. We were lucky to choose a balcony at the very back of the ship with enough space for a table, 3 sitting chairs and two lounge chairs. The Chops Grill on this ship was my best dining venue on all my cruiselines and I've taken mostly more upscale than This one. Should I end up on another RCCL voyage And it's at ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Pleasantly Surprised

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Dotennis17
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 4th cruise with RCL and one we embarked on with some concerns after reading the ship reviews here. We've only sailed on bigger ships before so again had concerns that we might not like the smaller vessel. We had no need to worry as our cruise was 1st class from start to finish. Ship was spotlessly clean, and whilst it doesn't have all the facilities of its newer and bigger sisters, ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Old but Good

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TaffsWellCruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Some of the reviews for the Splendour remind me a bit of reviews I read about Monarch of the Seas a few years back just before it was sold. The Monarch proved to be a well-run happy ship and the same was true of Splendour. The ship may not be the newest or biggest but it’s well-maintained and the crew is still 100% committed. Fares are very competitive so if you pay $500 for a 7 day cruise in ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Good Value for Money and Interesting Destinations

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andyp102
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I have just returned from my 6th Cruise and 2nd with RCI. I chose this cruise mainly for the Price and Destination offered and all in all was very good value for money. Splendour is nearly 20 years old and on its last season before transferring to Thomson (where it will greatly improve their fleet). Some people mentioned it was tired looking but i didn't think this was the case. The Staff in ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


First Time Cruisers

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ashbrow
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first experience of cruising so we had mixed feelings once we started to read the reviews but I suppose you can't please all of the people all of the time. We were met at the airport and because of the time of day 8:00am we were taken to a lovely hotel for breakfast and whilst there we completed our paperwork in preparation for boarding the ship. That was effortless and then a short ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Value For Money

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Normonfire
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second Royal Caribbean experience the first being the Voyager of the Seas in November last year. The Splendour of the seas is smaller and older. Smaller need not an issue but there are signs of aging in parts of the ship. The Stateroom was a little jaded as were some of the public areas. Having said that the service was excellent as was the food. The entertainment was just about ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Fantastic

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Upthedon
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 10th cruise, 3rd on this class of ship and 3rd with Royal Caribbean. This cruise may have started on a tired outdated ship but there was nothing else tired about it except the passengers who seemed determined to have a great holiday. You should be proud of your staff, they were hard working, friendly nothing too much bother. Ok the theatre show, with exception of Beetles tribute were ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Ok cruise, but that's about it.

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vErLi
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We were cruising as a family with young kids. We were expecting sun, good food, relaxing time at the pool and of course some new cities to see. This time we almost got all that we wanted -that isn't so great as NCL, with as old ship, managed to provide us earlier everything expected, and even more! Main feeling we got, was that for some reason, organization lacks communication; there was lot's ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


Enjoyable But Could Have Been Better

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PaulandJean
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked with Virgin, so two nights in a hotel The Hilton Ras Al Kahimah which was a great way to start a holiday. On arrival at the port terminal we were greeted by long queues, in fact we queued for an hour and a half, not a good start. However once aboard we found our cabin reasonably spacious, okay it was a bit larger than expected but not at all bad size wise and very clean with plenty ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


So-So Splendour

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mtnestinmd
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Having completed this itinerary two years ago on the Serenade of the Seas, I had high expectations of this reprise, and headed a small travel group of 10. Overall, the group had a good time, but Splendour cannot be fully credited for this outcome. The Good Embarkation: Check-in at 11:30am was quick, smooth, and well-organized. Having read all the materials,we were prepared to surrender ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


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